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A divided House votes for resolution condemning Trump’s racist remarks (mer., 17 juil. 2019)
In morning tweets, the president attacked four freshman minority lawmakers for the third day in a row.
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A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
“Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign.
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Democratic hopeful Beto O’Rourke raises a lackluster $3.7 million in second quarter (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
The figure raises the stakes for his debate performance at the end of the month.
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White House readies immigration plan amid uproar over Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
The House vote to condemn the president disrupts discussion of Jared Kushner’s long-shot proposal.
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'The president is not a racist:’ Mitch McConnell’s defense of Trump, annotated (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The Senate majority leader refused to condemn Trump's remarks as racist even when asked about his own wife, who is an immigrant and woman of color.
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Which 2020 Democrats are on the endangered list? (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
New fundraising numbers, combined with poor poll numbers, paint a dire picture for a few candidates.
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More than 85 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
A running list, which keeps growing.
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Republicans have changed their tune on Trump since his first attack on a member of Congress (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
GOP members express slight disapproval of racist tones from the president.
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Rep. Green files articles of impeachment against Trump despite pushback from Democratic leaders (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
The Texas Democrat is forcing party leaders to confront the issue in the coming days.  
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Lawmakers grill Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple at antitrust hearing (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
Representatives from Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google are scheduled to testify in front of a House Judiciary Committee on antitrust issues.
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A divided House votes for resolution condemning Trump’s racist remarks (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
In morning tweets, the president attacked four freshman minority lawmakers for the third day in a row.
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In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions (Wed, 17 Jul 2019)
The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump.
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Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”
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The Trailer: What we learned from the latest fundraising reports (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
In this edition: Loads o' money and where it went, the Democratic fight over Obama's health-care legacy, and finally, some New Hampshire polls.
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Kellyanne Conway inadvertently reminds America of our history of hostility to immigrants (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
In an odd moment she shared her own history -- including migration from countries once targeted as unwelcome.
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Sanders toughens his critique of Biden, signaling more clashes ahead (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
Bernie Sanders, in an interview with The Post, challenged Joe Biden on his health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwestern voters.
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Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate companies, including Nestle, Hershey and Mars, failed to keep a 2001 promise to Congress to eradicate child labor from their supply chains in West Africa.
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'The president is not a racist:’ Mitch McConnell’s defense of Trump, annotated (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The Senate majority leader refused to condemn Trump's remarks as racist even when asked about his own wife, who is an immigrant and woman of color.
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‘Teflon Don’: Some say Trump’s racist remarks could hurt him — but history suggests otherwise (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The president has absorbed, parried and bulldozed through numerous personal scandals, moral equivocations and reckless actions to maintain strong support from his GOP base.
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Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending.
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Kellyanne Conway asks reporter’s ethnicity as she defends Trump’s racist remarks (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The counselor to the president also said she disagrees with her husband’s op-ed calling Trump “a racist president.”
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Which 2020 Democrats are on the endangered list? (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
New fundraising numbers, combined with poor poll numbers, paint a dire picture for a few candidates.
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Families of victims of Boeing 737 Max crashes to testify at House hearing on aviation safety (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
The hearing is the third convened by a House subcommittee looking into two fatal crashes.
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Steve Scalise says House Republicans didn’t disrespect Obama’s position. Let’s go to the tape. (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
When Obama invited congressional Republicans to the White House, they often ignored him.
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